'We've pretty much lost everything': Homes destroyed as Ottawa-Gatineau tornadoes cause mass outages
About 100,000 Hydro Ottawa customers alone remain without power and residents in Dunrobin, Ont., and Gatineau, Que., are surveying the damage to homes, trees and hydro lines after twisters ripped through the area on Friday.
09/22/2018 - 11:21 AM
Trouble aboard the CAQ: Is the problem the captain or the crew?
Suddenly nothing looks so certain for the CAQ. Polls vary about its current standing, but all agree CAQ support has started to drop — and fast.
09/22/2018 - 04:00 AM
Thousands of households without power across New Brunswick
Strong winds pummelled parts of the province Saturday morning and NB Power says some homes and businesses may not have electricity until early Sunday morning.
09/22/2018 - 09:00 AM
What is 'high?' Workplace inebriation a grey area for employers ahead of legal pot, experts say
With less than a month until federal legislation makes recreational cannabis legal in Canada, experts say gaps in understanding about the drug and impairment remain the biggest challenge facing employers preparing for the change.
09/22/2018 - 07:00 AM
End-of-life clause in assisted dying law causing undue suffering, says Quebec woman
Quebec pioneered medical aid in dying in 2015, but now its law is outdated, says Heather Ross, whose husband was at first denied an assisted death. A year after Bob Blackwood's death at 63, his widow shares their story.
09/18/2018 - 07:38 PM
$154M plan with federal government step toward self-government for Métis: Manitoba Metis Federation
A plan that includes $154 million in federal government funding for the Manitoba Metis Federation is just the beginning of a transformational process advancing reconciliation between Canada and the Métis people, MMF president David Chartrand says.
09/22/2018 - 10:45 AM
Canada seeks protections from a President Trump who treats tariffs like a 'toy': sources
The window for Canada and the U.S. to land a NAFTA breakthrough this week is getting smaller, as officials sit down in Washington, D.C., today for what are expected to be the final high-level meetings this week.
09/20/2018 - 09:21 AM
Man dead, 2 Halton officers injured in shooting in Burlington, SIU investigating
A man is dead and two Halton Region police officers were injured in a shooting in Burlington early Saturday, according to police and Ontario's Special Investigations Unit.
09/22/2018 - 07:19 AM
'Looks as if there was never a house there': Ottawa-Gatineau tornado causes mass power outages, 6 in hospital
Two people remained in critical condition in hospital and tens of thousands were still without power Saturday, a day after a tornado ripped through parts of the Ottawa and Gatineau, Que., area.
09/21/2018 - 05:49 PM
Airliner has 'near miss' with drone on approach to Vancouver
The plane, inbound from Saskatoon, was flying at 7,000 feet when its crew spotted the drone.
09/21/2018 - 05:32 PM
Cape Breton woman's neck broken in crash caused by fight over breakfast sandwich
A couple’s quarrel over ordering the wrong breakfast sandwich at Tim Hortons led to a car accident that left a Sydney, N.S., woman with a broken neck and a head injury.
09/22/2018 - 04:00 AM
'I want to lose my fear': Toronto Danforth shooting victim still haunted by what he saw
Ali Demircan, who was grazed by a bullet during Faisal Hussain's shooting rampage on Toronto's Danforth Avenue in July, says a city program set up to assist people after mass casualty events failed to arrange the counselling he needed in a timely manner.
09/21/2018 - 07:20 PM
Final Quebec election debate proves testiest, as party leaders look for opponents' weaknesses
Immigration and identity politics once again were at the forefront of the third and final leaders' debate on Thursday night — a debate that got sidetracked time and again, notably when the PQ's Jean-François Lisée demanded to know just who is Québec Solidaire's leader.
09/20/2018 - 09:25 PM
Ottawa gives pipeline regulator 22 weeks to review Trans Mountain expansion project
The Liberal government is instructing the federal pipeline regulator to review the Trans Mountain pipeline expansion to consider the project's impact on the marine environment.
09/21/2018 - 07:57 AM
Deemed 'unfounded' 20 years ago, rape case nets conviction
A decades-old rape case involving a then 12-year-old girl has resulted in a criminal conviction, 20 years after Ottawa police classified her allegations as unfounded. But the victim's lawyer says this isn't necessarily the end of the saga.
09/21/2018 - 12:59 PM
Scheer, Sask. gov't unconvinced by report that says carbon tax could be beneficial
Politicians from Saskatchwan are steadfast in their opposition to a federally mandated carbon tax, despite a new study suggesting it could benefit people in the province.
09/21/2018 - 12:09 PM
Indigenous rights 'non-issue' in provincial election campaign
Human rights activist Ellen Gabriel, a human rights activist from Kanesatake, said the provincial political campaign has once again ignored all issues affecting the province's Indigenous people.
09/21/2018 - 06:00 AM
How much has this caribou herd dropped since 2001? 99 per cent
The George River caribou herd, which straddles Labrador and Quebec, is in a critical state, according to biologists.
09/21/2018 - 04:06 PM
Wynne's Liberals left $15B deficit, $8B more than reported in last budget, Fedeli says
Ontario’s new finance minister says the previous Liberal government has saddled the province with a $15 billion deficit this year, more than $8 billion larger than indicated in the budget this spring.
09/21/2018 - 04:00 AM
'Offensive' online test about Indigenous Canadians symptom of larger problem in Alberta schools, say advocates
Advocates say outdated and offensive beliefs about Indigenous Canadians are still taught in the Alberta curriculum.
09/21/2018 - 09:00 AM
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